Should non-security 2.7 bugs be fixed?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Sun Jul 19 18:38:37 CEST 2015

On 19/07/2015 17:10, Cecil Westerhof wrote:
> On Sunday 19 Jul 2015 15:42 CEST, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> On 19/07/2015 03:13, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> On 7/18/2015 7:50 PM, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
>>>> to 2.7, surely bug fixes are also allowed?
>>> Of course, allowed.  But should they be made, and if so, by who?
>> The people who want the fixes.
> Babies want clean diapers. So babies have to change diapers
> themselves?

That has to be the worst analogy I've ever read.  We are discussing 
backporting working patches, *NOT* having to go through the whole 
shooting match from scratch.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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